Golf News – September 19, 2018

New Exotics EXS Driver Featuring Flight Tuning System Technology Announced by Tour Edge

BATAVIA, IL – Tour Edge, Golf’s Most Solid Investment, officially introduces the Exotics EXS driver, featuring a myriad of game-enhancing innovations that has led Tour Edge to market the EXS line with the tagline Pound for Pound, Nothing Else Comes Close.

The loaded-with-technology driver features a Flight Tuning System (FTS) that includes 9-gram and 3-gram interchangeable weights, an adjustable hosel that allows for plus two or minus two degrees in loft, RollFace Technology for an expanded sweet spot, Dual Carbon Fiber placement for ideal weight distribution and a new and improved SlipStream™ Sole for faster clubhead speed.

EXS 460cc head features premium Japanese exotic metals; TSP 910 Beta Titanium face plate featuring Variable Face Thickness Technology and a 8-1-1 Titanium chassis. The TSP 910 Beta Titanium face has been made even thinner and lighter in the EXS over previous Exotics driver models to produce a greater spring-like effect.

Tour Edge R&D paired the superior TSP 910 Beta Titanium face plate with the exceptionally light Carbon Fiber Crown and with additional Carbon Fiber located on the toe of clubhead, allowing weight to be strategically repositioned lower and deeper in the head for optimal spin and creating an extremely high MOI. The Dual Carbon Fiber Technology also helped Tour Edge engineers to significantly improve the acoustics of the driver and enabled them to account for the gram weight of the FTS weights and the adjustable hosel.

The Flight Tuning System allows adjustable sole weights to be moved to two alternate settings; a 9-gram weight in the heel, 3-gram weight in the rear for lower spin, slice-reducing shape and a medium launch and then the 3-gram weight in the heel and 9-gram weight in the rear for medium spin, neutral shape and a higher launch. Additional weight screws can be purchased as a kit that includes 6-gram, 11-gram and 14-gram weights.

The adjustable hosel allows the 9.5 degree EXS driver to go from 7.5 degrees to 11.5 degrees, while the 10.5 degree EXS driver will adjust from 8.5 degrees to 12.5 degrees, making the EXS Driver one of the most versatile drivers on the market. The adjustable hosel also features three upright lie angle settings, giving the EXS driver 16 different settings between the two FTS weights and the eight different loft and lie settings. An Exotics tuning wrench will come no charge with each driver at the point of purchase.

A new RollFace Technology incorporates modified bulge and roll on the toe to create straighter shots for shots hit off the toe, which is where the majority of miss-hits with a driver are made. In conjunction with the sweet-spot enhancing Variable Face Thickness technology, the RollFace makes this the most forgiving driver face ever produced by Tour Edge.

The aerodynamics in the EXS driver are greatly enhanced by a more sloping crown and wider speed channels on the sole. The new, more tapered head profile also reduces aerodynamic drag. New wider speed channels on the SlipStream sole create an even faster clubhead speed and enhance the aerodynamics of the clubhead.

An ultra-premium Tensei CK Blue 2G shaft series by Mitsubishi Chemical is the chosen stock shaft for the EXS driver.  Extremely light yet extremely stable throughout, the Tensei Blue CK features advanced materials like Carbon Fiber and Kevlar mixed with other lightweight materials that weigh in the 50-70 gram range depending on flex. A 50-gram weight will be available in Ladies, A-flex and Regular, a 60-gram shaft available in Regular, Stiff and X-flex and a 70-gram shaft available in Stiff and X-flex.

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Club Glove’s TRS Ballistic Luggage Selected by Team USA for the 2018 Ryder Cup

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – For eleven consecutive Ryder Cup’s, Club Glove has outfitted Team USA with premium travel gear in some capacity. For this year’s event, the request was for their highly successful, tour popular, TRS Ballistic line of luggage and golf travel bags. The finest materials and craftsmanship in the industry will again transport the team’s captains and officials clubs, and apparel to the outskirts of Paris, France and back.  The majority of players on both teams already choose to travel with Club Glove’s TRS Ballistic luggage, confirming the brand’s dominance as the ‘Number One Luggage on Tour.’

“To be a part of golf’s most prestigious biennial team event is an honor that we cherish here at West Coast Trends,” Jeff Herold CEO explains. “The wonderful things that we hear from the players, coaches, and officials involved in this game, in regards to our travel equipment, provides motivation to continue to produce the most functional and durable travel gear in the industry today.”

Since 1927, The Ryder Cup has been known as one of golf’s most prestigious and highly regarded sporting events, with some of the best competitors in the game. This year the Ryder Cup will be held at Le Golf National in Paris, France on September 25-30th. The Ryder Cup is played in even-numbered years between 12-member teams, selected by points ranking or by way of a Captain’s pick, from the United States and Europe. It consists of five match-play sessions played over three days.

Club Glove is the undisputed number one professional and collegiate golf travel bag brand used by more PGA Tour players than any other brand in golf. TRS Ballistic, their luxury luggage line has also become the number one used luggage on the PGA Tour.

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Born in Houston, TX, raised in New Orleans, LA, Mike and his family currently live in Orlando, FL. Mike is a First Tee Level 1 Certified instructor and enjoys sharing his love for the game with the Orlando area youth that participate in The First Tee of Central Florida program.

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